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'Decriminalisation' drug law change tightened at 11th hour

Recent NewsNZ Herald

Police Association President Chris Cahill commented on the bill as it passed its third reading in Parliament.

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Police warn against volunteer rural cops

Recent News1News

Police are strongly against any move to set up a volunteer rural constabulary, saying volunteers could expose the public and themselves to risk.

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Magazine cover featuring armed troll taken out of context

Recent NewsThe AM Show

President Chris Cahill appeared on The AM Show to discuss this month's Police News cover story about social media trolling.

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News Article

Social media response validates Police Association story on trolling

Media ReleasesNZPA

The New Zealand Police Association has published a story about social media trolling of the association by pro-weapons lobby groups who do not like…

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Poor gun storage 'incredibly concerning'

Recent NewsRNZ

Police data shows 32 per cent of stolen firearms were taken from unattended vehicles. Chris Cahill says this has been a problem for years.

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Police cost for Ihumātao protest 'tens of thousands' each day

Recent NewsRNZ

Police Association president Chris Cahill says it's costing tens of thousands of dollars a day for the large-scale police response at Ihumātao.

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